My Cross

Have mercy upon me, O God, according to thy lovingkindness: according unto the multitude of thy tender mercies blot out my transgressions. Psalm 51:1 KJV ~~~ In all my woe I ran to Man Hoping for successful plan “Show me options, and a way, To fix my broken life today.” ~~~ But nothing could they do…

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Angry Christians Versus Faking It

  Not supposed to happen. Not supposed to exist. Not, us! (I hear it everywhere…) Denial. “Tut-tut… shame-shame… don’t talk about it. Behave yourself… or please shut up!” We’ve gotten so good at faking it. Why do we in the Church think that trying to pretend to be something you are (quite obviously) not, is the way…

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Tiny Sparrow

A sparrow on mountain top far, far, away Turned its eyes to heaven and began to say Can you really see me God? Hear me when I pray? Will you reeeally come  –  watch over me today? ~~~ When God’s angels heard, “This foolish bird!” They gasped… and looked at God. Would wrath replace His…

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A Good Lament

  I remember long ago this songwriter God. (You know the one.) He asked the question: Where are the lamentations for modern day? He implied ( I thought) that lamentations were GOOD… necessary, now as then. Well… is that true? Lamentation: makes the hard and cruel – disgusted. (Is that good?) Lamentation: makes the shallow,…

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Weary Wondering

  Show me LORD. Show me.   Have I missed it? Have I understood the wrong thing all this time? Am I standing in the wrong line?   I’m wondering at it all—and You? (Silence.)   Am I waiting on You? Or… are You waiting on me?   I don’t remember where or when this silence started…

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The Taste Of Tears

Tasting my own tears again. Thinking, “This is not how I would have done it.” How often God takes us a way we would not have gone— points to a path we would not have chosen. Dear Reader, have you often pondered the words: “For My thoughts are not your thoughts, nor are your ways…

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